After getting arrested for the second time in approximately 15 months, the Atlanta Braves have a Marcell Ozuna problem. With DUI charges following a domestic violence arrest, would the Braves prefer to move on from Ozuna? Probably, but Atlanta might also need him, as much as that might pain the team.
On our WISE Sports Radio baseball segment, we also chat about reliever Josh Hader’s struggles with the San Diego Padres, Noah Syndergaard apparently avoiding his former New York Mets teammates, and whether or not Paul O’Neill truly deserved to have his No. 21 retired by the New York Yankees.
I was hoping we’d get to talk about Albert Pujols closing in on 700 home runs, which looks more plausible after a hot streak of five home runs in his past five games. But I think Pat forgot to include that at the end. (Listening to the show after my segment was done, he admitted that and spoke about Pujols briefly.) He’s seven short of 700 and getting there is probably a long shot. Yet with six weeks remaining in the season, maybe he’ll really go hard for it.
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